Dr. Trinkner's Blog


Welcome To Our Columbia, SC Dental Website!

Welcome to Trinkner Smile's Dental Website! We have redesigned our website to provide patients with a comprehensive resource where they can access pertinent information on issues pertaining to their dental health and information on our dental services. We provide a combination of preventative, cosmetic and restorative dentistry for all of… ...Read More


The Benefits of Tooth Bonding

Have you been feeling self-aware of the appearance of your smile? If you have teeth that are stained, have a gap or are broken or chipped, you may avoid sharing your smile. Cosmetic dentist Dr. Tom Trinkner can help you restore your natural smile so that you can enjoy oral… ...Read More


What Are Dental Veneers?

You should never feel like you have to hide your smile. If you are self-conscious of your smile due to cosmetic dental concerns, porcelain veneers may be the dental solution. Chips, cracks, gaps and oblong teeth can be distracting, embarrassing, and even develop into more complex oral health concerns. Brighten,… ...Read More


See The Results of Quality Dental Care

Columbia, SC cosmetic and restorative dentist Dr. Tom Trinkner offers a full range of dental procedures for the complete oral health of his patients. His aesthetic eye and advanced training allow Dr. Trinkner to provide quality dentistry that can restore both the function and beauty to any smile. We want… ...Read More


Risk Factors for Gum Disease

If your gums bleed regularly, it may be a sign you have gum disease. Nearly 75% of Americans will experience some degree of gum disease during their lives. Often referred to as the silent disease, some patients may go a lifetime without knowing they have it. But in the bigger… ...Read More


Could Your Headache Be Related to TMJ?

If you are one of the millions of people suffering with daily headaches that have been undiagnosed – it is time to talk to your dentist. Columbia, SC Dentist Dr. Tom Trinkner treats patients with a range of dental problems, including TMJ disorders which can often be the underlying cause… ...Read More


Choosing the Right Cosmetic Treatment For Your Smile

Cosmetic dentistry is not just recommended for making over a smile, but can also serve an important role in helping to maintain a healthy smile. As we age, tooth structure is weakened and can cause our teeth to become chipped and damaged. This will eventually reduce the tooth enamel, leaving… ...Read More


Sugar Wars: Combatting Tooth Decay In Children

Each February, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. Columbia, SC Dentist Dr. Tom Trinkner would like to take this opportunity to join them in promoting awareness about the benefits of good oral health- especially in children. This year’s theme is “Sugar Wars”: combatting tooth decay with… ...Read More


Give Your Smile Holiday Sparkle With Teeth Whitening

As you run from store to store this month looking for the perfect gifts for family and friends, consider taking an hour or two to give yourself the gift of a bright, white smile! Columbia, SC Dentist Dr. Tom Trinkner offers teeth whitening to remove stains and the natural darkening… ...Read More